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Disparities Data Details TU-2.2 by Sex for 2017

Disparities Details by Sex for 2017
TU-2.2 : Adolescent cigarette smoking in past 30 days (percent, grades 9–12)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 19.5 (2009)
2020 Target: 16.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Sex for TU-2.2

TU-2.2 Reduce use of cigarettes by adolescents (past month)

Adolescent cigarette smoking in past 30 days (percent, grades 9–12)

2020 Baseline (year): 19.5 (2009)
2020 Target: 16.0
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Spotlight on Disparities:
Sex 2017 Disparity
Female 7.8
CI 6.0/9.9
SE 0.953
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Male 9.8
CI 8.3/11.6
SE 0.809
÷ 1.262
CI
1.000/ 1.609

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Sex — 2017
  • The better group rate for this objective, 7.8%, was attained by the female population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 9.8%, was attained by the male population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.0 percentage points.
  • The worst group rate was 1.262 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2017

The female population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 7.8%.

The rate for male the population was 1.262 times the better group rate.

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